Aliases Used in Prank Calls

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Beginning in Marzipan's Answering Machine Version 1.0, Strong Bad has repeatedly prank-called Marzipan and tried to deceive her by pretending to be (and referencing) various fake personae. Although many of his pranks involve impersonating known characters, these aliases represent unknown persons whose very names betray the deception — especially those with the telltale "-body" or "-face" ending or ones (especially in the earlier episodes) containing a pronoun.

In Marzipan's Answering Machine Version 10.2, Strong Bad tried to pass along his craft to Homestar Runner, with pathetic results. Homestar, Marzipan, and others have also used a few ridiculous aliases of their own, often not in Marzipan's Answering Machine toons.

Although the callers sometimes slip up and unintentionally betray their true identities, in most cases they attempt to maintain the charade of the alias. Notable exceptions include Goatface admitting to being Strong Bad (presumably so he can deliver his insult more directly) and Dead Guy Perez slipping back into Homestar's voice.

Most of these aliases are also considered nicknames for the related characters.


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